Highlights of Easter Parade in NY

2014-04-21 09:54:41

People don festive finery along the Fifth Avenue Easter Parade, New York, April 20, 2014.

'Capt. America' tops box office for 3rd week

2014-04-21 09:19:22

"Captain America" continues to vanquish box office foes, triumphing in ticket sales for the third straight week and dominating over Johnny Depp's new movie.

Schools evacuated over bomb hoaxes

2014-04-19 16:57:04

Hoax bomb threats issued on social media prompted evacuations at three separate high schools in the US state of Oklahoma Friday.

Inspectors locate contaminated area in US nuke dump

2014-04-19 15:53:58

Inspectors have located the contaminated area of a nuclear waste repository in the southern US state of New Mexico, which has been shut down for more than two months due to a radiation leak.

Asia remains US' priority

2014-04-19 07:32:15

China Forum | Chen Xiangyang

Asia remains US' priority

2014-04-19 07:32:15

China Forum | Chen Xiangyang

Obama warns Russia of new sanctions

2014-04-18 15:35:12

US President Barack Obama spoke cautiously about an agreement on the Ukraine crisis and warned that Russia could face additional sanctions if situation fails to improve.

Scientists discover most earth-like planet

2014-04-18 10:25:19

For the first time, scientists have found an Earth-sized world orbiting in a life-friendly zone around a distant star.

Texas seizes polygamist group's ranch

2014-04-18 09:49:07

The secluded Texas ranch where followers of imprisoned polygamist Warren Jeffs lived in near isolation was seized by state agents on Thursday.

US Navy official charged in bribery scheme

2014-04-18 09:49:07

A fourth member of the US Navy has been charged with conspiracy to commit bribery in a multimillion-dollar scheme involving a Singapore-based defense contractor.

UN celebrates 2014 Chinese Language Day

2014-04-18 09:34:37

The United Nations celebrated its fifth Chinese Language Day here Thursday with a series of special activities to highlight the historical and cultural importance of the Chinese language.

Runners and their 4-legged friends race in New York

2014-04-18 08:46:52

Several dogs with their owners take off from the starting line in the 6th annual Six Legged 5K race at the Willow Bay section of Onondaga Lake Park, New York.